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Distance between Columbia, SC (CAE) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Columbia to Detroit (Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 583 miles / 939 kilometers / 507 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbia (CAE) to Detroit (DTW) is 720 miles / 1158 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Columbia to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Columbia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Columbia and Detroit. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 583.429 miles
  • 938.938 kilometers
  • 506.986 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 584.358 miles
  • 940.433 kilometers
  • 507.793 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Columbia and Detroit.

Time Difference

Columbia, SC

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (244 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbia (CAE) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
583
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
583

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